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Tingling Gums Cause
Past dental work?: If you had past dental surgery such as removal of your wisdom teeth, sometimes nerves arteries or veins can be damaged. If blood supply to the area is compromised the gum tissue can die (turn gray) and tingling can be temporary or permanent. I would seek out an oral surgery consult to determine the cause ...Read more
Gum disease: Gingivitis is the most common cause of the bleeding, swollen red gums that give you a tingling sensations. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked and treated by a dentist ASAP. Take a good care. ...Read more
Gingivitis: The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed, painful and numb (tingling sensations) easily bleed. This is a serious problem, called gum disease (gingivitis) which should be checked and treated by a dentist. ...Read more
What causes tingling sensations in your teeth and gums. I've had X-ray and there nothing wrong. I have sensitive teeth?
Gum disease: The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed, painful, numb (tingling sensations) and easily bleed. This is a serious health problem, called gum disease (gingivitis) which should be checked and treated by a dentist. Call your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
What would cause a tingling sensation on the floor of mouth? Feeling moved to inside of gums below bottom teeth, tongue, and face below lips above chin
Rather than guess: These types of situations require a personal clinical evaluation, along with some x-rays to determine cause. A proper diagnosis is recommended rather than a list of possibilities which are pure guesses made over the internet. Set up an appointment with your local dentist. ...Read more
Quit dipping for a week now and dipped since I was 12 till now and I'm 16 (on and off). I have been feeling a tingling sensation on my gums?
Noticed receding gums on lower teeth, and have a tingling/sensitive feeling constantly? What could it be?
Receding gums: Can be caused by gum disease, grinding/clenching, malocclusion, tooth position outside (labial/buccal) to bone support, and many other causes. Once gums recede to allow root exposure, teeth can become sensitive. See your Dentist. Referral to Periodontist for gum treatment recommended. If tooth position or parafunctional habits are present, see a qualified Orthodontist. ...Read more
How long does it take for tingling sensations in your teeth and gums to go. Nothing wrong with nerve or roots?
How long does it take for tingling sensations in your teeth and gums to go. Nothing wrong with nerve or roots. I've not had a dental procedure?
See your dentist:
Gingivitis is the most common cause of the bleeding, swollen, red gums that give you a tingling sensation. It can be a sign that you already have a gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist ASAP.
Take a good care. ...Read more
I went to the ER because these past days I have been feeling pain in my gums, bones and migraines. I have a tingling feeling in my body. Help?
Diagnosis: You stated you went to the er, what did they tell you it was? Did they tell you to go to your family doctor? Your symptoms seem very vague and more information is needed. ...Read more
My gum papilla has a numb tingling feeling all day but looks normal. No pain besides the tightness gum feeling. So worry. Is it a tooth root problem?
Root problem?: Could be from shifting teeth. More probably due to gum problem. Remember, what looks "normal" to you may look compromised to someone with professional training. Call your Dentist for an examination. ...Read more
My gum papillae has a tingling feeling & there r little red dots in a circle at the center. Went to 3 dentists & all said it looks normal. Is it Wart?
Let me explain: If 3 dentists who examined you said it was normal, how could medical providers who have not met you, don't have a history and have not examined you possibly state that they are wrong. Are you aware of what you asking for? ...Read more
Got a cracked tooth that needs to come out but can't afford it yet an had tingling, throbbing an numbness in my gums, what is it an is it serious?
Pressure: Most likely from an infection. Your problem cannot wait. Finance your care, borrow from a friend or relative if you must. The longer you wait, the worse it will get. Damage to nerves and tissues may be irreversible. A severe infection can require hospitalization. Cheaper to extract the tooth ASAP. ...Read more
I have dentures, I have painful white sores in my gums, gum looks white, tingling gum. Pain in the jaw. And difficulty speaking, Any suggestion?
Denture sores: If we knew more information we could help you better over the internet, but the proper way to answer your questions and get you comfortable sooner, better, and for a longer period of time is to be evaluated by a dentist. When were the dentures made? When were they last relined? Do you wear them at night? Do the sores improve if dentures left out? Most likely sores from ill fit of dentures. ...Read more
Fasting for religious purpose. Top of my mouth and gums have gone numb and there's tingling in my mouth & fingers.
See Dr.: How long is the fast and are you limited from all foods and drinks? Need to always be aware of your health when fasting. Religions often have some type of allowances for health concerns. ...Read more
Whenever I take nicotine (either through gum or spray) I instantly feel my lip tingling as if I'm about to get a cold sore. Why is this?
Tingling, throbbing, dull pain spreading through gums possibly from cracked tooth that received temporary filling, could this be serious?
Strange symptoms I am having this weird tingling/numb feeling in my mouth, gums, cheeks, tongue. Strange feeling in my teeth. It's hard to describe it exactly. This started three or four days ago. Today, I started smelling strange smells and getting a we
Physician/dentist: This sounds serious enough that you should see a physician and/or a dentist. There is no way it can be properly diagnosed on this website. ...Read more
Root Canal 3 day ago - on Amoxicillin - Jaw still numb and tingling - lump inside gum/jaw I press outside and feel serious pain - worried Jaw Cancer?
RCT numbness: Teeth that require RCT may have a serious infection that requires multiple visits, continued antibiotic coverage, occasionally soft tissue drainage, and time to heal and resolve. Having said that, in some cases, surgery or even removal of the tooth is required to resolve the infection. No need to worry about cancer! Discuss with your own dentist, perhaps 2nd opinion with Endodontist if an issue. ...Read more
Can cause dark discoloration of the gums based on ethnicity and it is normal.
If the the darker color (e.g. Dark red) is caused by gum disease, it will also involve inflammation due to engorgement of blood due to irritants, e.g. Tartar, plaque, calcular deposits, . Please see your dentist if it is raising some worries. ...Read more
Several: Discoloration of the gums or gingiva can be due to melanin, a pigment in the body that produces color in the skin, eyes, etc. Amalgam (silver filling material) can produce an amalgam tattoo when it gets into the gums. Some or the older metals that were used for crowns and bridges can also cause some discoloration of the gums. ...Read more
Tingling: Generally this is caused when a nerve is irritated or not functioning correctly. So, you can develop tingling if you interrupt circulation, or compress a nerve, or if the chemical balances are interrupted - sometimes tingling occurs with hyperventilation (breathing to fast) because acid base balance changes your chemistry. ...Read more
Any of infections..: Normally, a periodontal, or gingival abscess can cause such sudden reaction, and in most of cases 24 to 72 hours after eating pop corn or chips, or nuts, where they hide below gum line and detach the gum. Please note that "tooth/root infection" can also cause sudden pain in the gum. ...Read more
Wounds?: Could be infection, trauma, burn, or hundreds of other causes. Your description is much too vague to form the basis of a diagnosis. You have to be seen by a professional, not by a computer program. Please call a general Dentist, an Oral Surgeon, or (best) a gum specialist, a Periodontist, ASAP. ...Read more
Inflamed gums are: Most commonly caused by gingivitis and periodontitis, two forms of gum disease, the first being the milder form. However, inflamed gums can also be due to vitamin deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, some autoimmune diseases, diabetes, mouth breathing, medications, allergies, as well as bacterial, fungal and viral infections. ...Read more
Gum disease? No!: I haven't seen written documentation that correlates gum disease with cancer. However if ones body is continually fighting inflammation from gum disease, it has to take a toll on ones immune system. With the mouth being the most chronically infected part of an otherwise healthy body, why take chances. Floss daily do some careful vibratory toothbrushing at the gum-tooth interface ; don't worry! ...Read more